The red giant Mars has fascinated humans for many years, due to its intriguing habitable climate, the possibility for ancient life, and interesting findings of water and methane. The planet only aligns with Earth well enough for interplanetary launch once every 26 months. … [Read more...] about Who made it to Mars in 2021?
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Planet Earth's trash is more than enough for us to deal with, but that doesn’t mean we should forget about the mess we've left behind in space. Space junk presents a potential threat to functioning spacecraft because not only is there plenty of it (tens of thousands of pieces … [Read more...] about 3 Smart solutions to space junk
For the first time in more than a decade, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now seeking new astronauts. This time, however, the agency will put inclusivity at the forefront of the draft process, hoping to make the future of space exploration more representative. In an effort to … [Read more...] about The European Space Agency is seeking to hire astronauts with disabilities
Witnessing a thunderstorm is one of the most incredible natural phenomenons to behold, but have you ever seen one from space? Recently, the European Space Agency released footage taken on the International Space Station that shows the electrical activity of a thunderstorm from … [Read more...] about ISS captures footage of blue lightning bursting upwards towards space
NASA’s most technically complex space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, was slated for launch in 2007. Now, after years of delay-plagued development, the telescope may finally get its place in the night sky. NASA recently announced that it’s completed its final litany … [Read more...] about NASA’s most complicated telescope ever is almost ready for takeoff